Tagged With tilt-shift


I've always wanted to see Chicago. I just haven't had the chance yet. This gorgeous tilt-shift time-lapse of the city, taken by WGN TV, is more proof that I need to go. I will have your deep dish pizza.


Confession: I'm an East Coast American: I've never been to California. It's a fact I regret the older I get. This video does not help. Created by Ryan Killackey, each scene is comprised of hundreds of stills taken by he and his wife.


A good quality tilt-shift lens for a DSLR costs a couple of thousand dollars. Some newer cameras include a tilt-shift mode that fakes the effect, but those cameras cost a few hundred dollars at best. TiltShift Generator is a $1.19 app that will let you convert any image on your iPhone into a fake tilt-shift image. Win.


This is one of the most amazing pieces of eye candy I've found in a long time: A demolition derby—full of monster trucks, scrap cars, and even a giant Godzilla—filmed with tilt-shift photography, then put together in a time-lapse video. The final effect is extraordinary.


Tilt-shift lenses sit off-centre of the film (or sensor) plane of your camera to produce photos with extremely limited depth of field, giving the effect of a macro shot of a tiny scene. When the effect is matched with the surreal speed boost of many stills strung together into a time-lapse movie (here by Keith Loutit), we get the other-worldly privilege of seeing real Australian beach goers as an elaborate Playmobil scape. Or Sydney Harbour in a bath tub...